NEWBURY BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC INPUT and DIALOGUE AGENDA

Newbury High School Band Room

6:30 P.M., November 17, 2014

 

     I.     OPENING

 

            A.  Call Meeting to Order

 

            B.  Roll Call

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

            P   A                   P   A                  P   A           P   A                  P   A

 

            C.  Public Input and Dialogue (maximum of 30 minutes)

 

            This public input and dialogue Board meeting shall be controlled by the presiding officer.  Any input cannot and shall not receive any Board action.                                                                      However, before the Board will hear a complaint or criticism about school personnel, the complaint must be submitted to the Treasurer, in writing,                                    at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting.  The employee will receive a copy of the complaint, and the process prescribed in Board Policy #9130,                                              Public Complaints and Grievances, will be followed.

 

            D.  Motion to Adjourn

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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NEWBURY LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

November 17, 2014    6:30 PM

Newbury High School Band Room

 

This is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the school district’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting.  There is a time for public participation at Regular Board meetings as indicated in the Public Input and Dialogue agenda.

 

        I.    OPENING

 

              A.  Call meeting to order.

 

              B.  Roll call.

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich       Munn               Sanders

              P   A                 P   A                  P   A           P   A                  P   A

 

              C.  Pledge of Allegiance

 

              D.  Additions or corrections to agenda.

 

              E.   Approve the agenda

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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      II.    PRESENTATIONS:

 

              October Students of the Month – Cyndi Tomassetti

              October Students of the Month – Michelle Mrakovich

        

 

     III.    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - This portion of the Board Meeting is open to those individuals who have requested in writing a place on the agenda at least seven (7) days prior to this meeting.  Presentations are limited to five (5) minutes.  A group appearing before the Board should select a person to speak for the group.

 

     IV.    Administrators’ reports and Board members’ reports and comments.

 

      V.    Superintendent’s report.

 

              A.  Weather, Traffic patterns, School Closings

 

              B.  November 4, Emergency Levy Vote

        

     VI.    Legislative Liaison report.

 

   VII.    Student Achievement Liaison report.

 

  VIII.    Auburn Career Center report.

 

     IX.    Community reports:

 

              A.  Newbury Elementary Parent Teacher Organization

 

              B.  Newbury Boosters

 

              C.  Newbury Joint Recreation Board

 

      X.    Newbury Education Association report. 

 

     XI.    NEW BUSINESS

 

              A.  Recommend the Board:

             

                    1.   Approve Minutes – Regular Meeting of October 6 and Work Session                                Public Forum of October 20, 2014.                                                  (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    2.   Approve Financial Reports for October, 2014.                     (enclosures)

 

                    3.   Approve the following Fund Transfers:

 

                          From: 001 General Fund  to  006 Lunchroom          $90,000

                          From 001 920A Gen Fund—Participation Payments to 300 Athletic Fund

                                                                                                            $19,600

                          From 001 General Fund  to  024 Insurance              $84,400

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    4.   Accept notice of the increase in Ohio Minimum Wage to $8.10/hr.

                          effective  January 1, 2015.                               (enclosure)   

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

                     5.   Approve the following Bylaw and Policy revisions for second reading   

                            and adoption.     *indicates new Bylaw or Policy              (enclosures)

 

                     1530             Evaluation of Principals

                     2210             Curriculum Development

                     2430             District-Sponsored Clubs and Activities

                     2430.02*      Participation of Stem School Students in Activities

                     2510             Adoption of Textbooks

                     2520             Selection of Instructional Materials

                     3220             Standards-Based Teacher Evaluation

                     5223             Released Time for Religious Instruction

                     5330             Use of Medications

                     5336*           Care of Students with Diabetes

                     5830             Student Fund-Raising

                     6144             Investments

                     7540.02        District Web Page

                     7540.03        Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     7540.04        Staff Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     8325*           Receiving Legal Documents

                     8330             Student Records

                     8400             School Safety

                     8500             Food Services

                     8510             Wellness

                     8540             Vending Machines

                     8550             Competitive Food Sales

                     8660             Transportation of Students by Private Vehicle

                     9211             District Support Organizations                                                                                                                                                       

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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                     6.   Approve the following Administrative Guidelines and Forms

                           revisions for adoption.                                                (enclosures)

 

                     1530             Standards-Based Principal Evaluation

                     2623D          Ethical Use of Assessments Standards

                     5111.01        Homeless Students

                     5330             Use of Medications

                     5330A          Emergency Medication

                     5340A          Student Accident/Illness

                     5340B          Health Emergencies and First Aid Care

                     5830             Student Fund-Raising

                     7540.03        Student Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     7540.04        Staff Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     8310C          Receipt of Legal Documents Delete

                     8325*           Receipt of Legal Documents

                     8500*           Food and Beverage Sales

                     8500A          Nutritional Guidelines

                     8660             Transportation of Students by Private Vehicle

                     9160C          504/ADA Complaint Procedures

                                          Forms

                     5330 F1        Authorization for Prescribed Medication

                     5336 F1*      Employee Training to Provide Diabetes Care

                     7540.03 F1   Student Ed Technology Acceptable Use

                     8330 F9        Annual Notification to Parents re Student Records                    

                    

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

           

 

                     7.   Approve the following postings:

 

                           High School Interventionist HQT in subject area (if HQT is

                           calculated in that subject area) to provide at home tutoring

                           for a Newbury student in Language Arts, Algebra 2, Economics,

                           Technology, and Physical Education at 9 hrs/subject area at

                           tutorial rate to complete second grading period (45 hrs. total) to begin

                           immediately.

 

                           High School Interventionist HQT in subject areas tutored to provide

                           up to 45 hours of home instruction until student’s placement is

                           reviewed by IEP team.

 

                           Three (3) licensed staff to provide 45 hours of services at

                           tutorial rate to support student participation in basketball program

                           through end of basketball season.                               (enclosures)

                                                                                                              

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     8    Approve the following supplemental contract appointment:

                           Paul Toth                     Asst. Football Coach (step 5) $3,589

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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                     9.   Approve the following supplemental contract appointments:

                           Karisca Chambers       Asst. Basketball Coach (step 1) $3,067

                                                                                       Posting approved 10/20/14

                           Martin Sanders            Volunteer WrestlingCoach

                           Dan Krizner                Volunteer Wrestling Coach

                           Rich Mohar                 Volunteer Wrestling Coach

                           Brianna Gillihan          HQT Interventionist 20 min/wk for up to 30 wks

                                                                                       Posting approved 10/20/14

                                                              

                     10  Approve a correction to New Business Item #3 in the October Work

                           Session Agenda so that it reads:

 

                           Brianna Gillihan          Asst (girls) Basketball Coach  step 3 ($3,328)

                                                                                                                       

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    11  Approve the revised 2014-15 Support Staff Substitute List as

                          presented.                                                               (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

                    12  Accept the 2014-2015 school year Open Enrollment report as of

                          October 31, 2014.                                                   (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    13  Approve a one-year agreement with Mr. Patrick Barton to provide

                          snow removal services in the months of November, 2014—March, 2015,

                          at a base rate of $1,000/month plus application of salt as needed at

                          $290/application.                                                       (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    14  Approve an agreement with Lake Geauga Computer Association to

                          provide Technical Support at a cost of $29,000 for the remainder of

                          fiscal year 2015 and half-time service for fiscal year 2016. (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    15  Approve a contract in the amount of $350.00 with Honor Good Deeds

                          for an appearance and presentation by Mr. Justin Bachman on

                          December 8, 2014.                                                    (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    16  Approve payment to Hess and Associates for design and engineering

                          services for the water holding tank project January 18 through October 3,

                          2014, in the amount of $1,937.37.                            (enclosure)

 

                    17 Accept a donation of professional services from George J. Hess of Hess

                          and Associates in the amount of $1,852.50.             (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    18  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for November, 2014, Gaitway High School classroom costs(for

                          3.5 students) in the amount of $12,859.00.                (enclosure)

 

                    19  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for Job Training Coordinator services in October and November,

                          2014, in the amount of $8,658.18.                              (enclosure)

 

                    20  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for second quarter STARS Autism Program services in the

                          amount of $51,131.12.                                               (enclosure)

 

                    21  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for student online license fees in the amount of $1,025.00.                                                                                                                                      (enclosure)

 

                    22  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for November, 2014, Geauga Achieve classroom costs for a

                          Newbury student in the amount of $3,251.00.                       (enclosure)

 

                    23  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center September and October, 2014, Exousia Occupational Therapist                              services in the amount of $15,291.07.                                        (enclosures)

 

 

                    24  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for September, 2014, Preschool Services  in the amount of                                      $6,440.51.                                                                                   (enclosure)

 

                    25  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for August 12 through October 24, 2014, WIXEY aide and

                          paraprofessional services in the amount of $9,329.53. (enclosures)

 

                    26  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for Home Schooling Coordinator services in the  amount of                                    $716.36.                                                                                   (enclosure)

 

                    27  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for November, 2014, Geauga Core classroom costs in the

                          amount of $20,770.80.                                                 (enclosure)

 

                    28  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for November, 2014, Transition Coordinator services in the

                          amount of $4,238.64.                                                   (enclosure)  

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    29  Approve payment to Re-Education Services, Inc. of Mentor, OH. for

                          October, 2014, Day Treatment Services for a Newbury student

                          in the amount of $2,640.00.                                        (enclosure)

 

                    30  Approve payment to Beech Brook for October, 2014, educational

                          services for a Newbury student in the amount of $2,103.58.

                                                                                                              (enclosure)

 

                    31  Approve payment to Korenko Therapy for October, 2014, Physical

                          Therapy services to a Newbury student in the amount of $284.75.

                                                                                                              (enclosure)

 

                    32  Approve payment to Cynthia Fellenbaum for September and October

                          tutoring services for a Newbury student in the amount of $720.

                                                                                                               (enclosure)

 

                    33  Approve payment to Willo Transportation for September and October,

                          2014, transportation services for a Newbury student in the amount of

                          $7,134.00.                                                                      (enclosures)

 

 

 

                    34  Approve payment to Lee Jones for October, 2014, Wilson tutoring

                          services for a Newbury student.  

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    35  Accept a donation from John’s Photography of a Canon Rebel TS

                          camera with a value of $250.00.                                  (enclosure)

 

 

                    36  Accept a donation of $675.00 from Jocelyn and Martin Sanders in the

                          amount of $675.00                                                       (enclosure)

 

                    37  Accept a donation to the high school in the amount of $1,000 from

                          Kinetico Water Systems.                                              (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    38  Approve the Medical Reimbursement Plan Service Agreement with

                          Barrett Benefits Group.                                                (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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                   39    Approve the appointment of Mrs. Michelle Mrakovich of Streetsboro,

                           OH, as Superintendent of Newbury Local Schools and grant her                                                              a 43 month contract to begin January 1, 2015, and extend through

                           July 31, 2018.

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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XII.           EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THE COMPENSATION OF AN                              EMPLOYEE.

 

                  A.     Motion to enter Executive Session.

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                  B.     Motion to exit Executive Session

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

XIII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

A.    Motion to adjourn.

 

Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

Y N A            Y N A               Y N A         Y N A               Y N A

 

 

The next regular Board Meeting is Monday, December 15, 2014,

at 6:30 PM in the High School Band Room.